We are located in the heart of North America where the first treaties since the confederation of Canada were signed, and where the Métis organized the confederation of Manitoba in 1870.
Manitoba is an exciting place to live, learn and explore. Known for its pristine nature, beautiful landscape, vibrant culture and friendly people, you will have the opportunity to experience all four seasons and enjoy the great outdoors.
Study in the heart of Canada
Coming to the University of Manitoba means joining a community of critical thinkers and cultural influencers in the heart of Canada.
Winnipeg is known across the country as a place to thrive, and at UM, you'll have opportunities to connect with the city's innovators, creators, and business leaders through co-ops, mentorship programs, job placements and more.
Whether you stay in Winnipeg after graduation or join our community of alumni in over 140 countries around the world, the community, connections and opportunities you encounter at UM will influence you for the rest of your life. You can go anywhere from here.
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Opportunities to explore
- Our talent thrives through dance, live music, film, sport and more.
- We celebrate more than 130 days of festivals each year, including the Festival
du Voyageur, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg Fringe Festival and Folklorama—the world’s longest-running multicultural festival.
- Winnipeg is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre,
Rainbow Stage, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and Winnipeg Art Gallery.
- Winnipeg is home to a National Hockey League (NHL) team, the Winnipeg Jets;
a professional baseball team, the Winnipeg Goldeyes; a professional soccer team, Valour FC; and a Canadian Football League (CFL) team, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, whose stadium is located at the UM Fort Garry campus.
- Manitobans eagerly embrace winter across the province’s changing landscape.
Manitoba offers ice-skating, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowshoeing
and sledding in its many parks, trails and river paths.
- Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo houses the award-winning Journey to Churchill exhibit and the world’s largest collection of northern species, including polar bears, Arctic fox, wolves and muskoxen.
- Manitoba is home to many parks and greenspaces perfect for enjoying camping, canoeing, hiking and wildlife.
- Winnipeg’s thriving culinary scene is an expression of the rich multicultural community, with more than 1,100 restaurants.
- There's so much to do and see, visit tourismwinnipeg.com and travelmanitoba.com to learn more.